Rubin Pillay to give Keynote Address at ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting

Alyssa KirkmanACPA News, ACPA's Annual Meeting

Join cleft and craniofacial care professionals for ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting at The Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA, April 10-14, 2018.  ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting will honor the past, challenge the present, and inspire the future.

ACPA is excited to announce Rubin Pillay, MD, PhD, as the Keynote speaker at ACPA’s 75th Annual Meeting.  Pillay is a medical futurist and Professor of Healthcare Innovation. He is currently the Assistant Dean for Global Health Innovation at the School of Medicine and the Chief Innovation Officer of the Health System at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Dr. Pillay is a Family Physician and Clinical Pharmacologist who holds a PhD in Business Administration, an MBA and an MSc in Health Management. Prior to taking up his current position, he headed up programs in Health Leadership (with a focus on Operational Excellence) at the McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government (Pennsylvania, USA) and the School of Business and Finance (Cape Town, South Africa). He has substantial international teaching and consulting experience and a global reputation as a healthcare innovation and innovation management specialist. Dr. Pillay is widely published in the field of Strategic Health Leadership. His current work focuses on the role of Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the transformation of health and healthcare, with particular emphasis on how macro environmental variables like the politico-legislative environment, technology, economics and socio-demographic and cultural changes are set to impact the supply side, demand side and the payment for healthcare.

Registration will open in January 2017. Visit for more information.